Craigslist sale in West Chester turns into alleged robbery

A Craigslist sale went awry when a man was allegedly robbed at gunpoint after he met with a potential buyer in West Chester Twp.

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The alleged incident occurred near the Steak ‘n Shake and Verizon stores on Civic Centre Boulevard at 12:15 p.m. May 6.

A man was trying to sell his iPhone X, valued at $1,149, to a buyer he met on Craigslist, according to West Chester Twp. spokeswoman Barb Wilson.

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“The individual showed up, he showed him the phone and the guy from Craigslist pulled a handgun and took off with the phone,” Wilson said.

No arrests have been made.

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